iOS 9 boosts iPhone 6s and iPad Pro security with improved 2FA

Apple has announced that iOS 9 will launch on September 16th. The updated operating system will have even greater security features, including a stronger passcode and improved 2FA.

Aggressive Android ransomware spreading in the USA

The latest ESET discovery of the first known Android lock-screen-type ransomware that spreads in the wild and sets the phone’s PIN lock is examined.

The sad stats on state of cybersecurity: 70% attack go unchecked

A finance expert says that cybercrime is a major worry for American citizens. And, with up to one billion data records breached in the US alone last year, there is a lot to be concerned about.

Mozilla’s Bugzilla breached

A cybercriminal has stolen and used “security sensitive information” from Mozilla’s Bugzilla to launch attacks on Firefox users, it has been revealed.

Carbanak gang is back and packing new guns

A few days ago, CSIS published details about new Carbanak samples found in the wild. In this blog we examine the latest developments in the Carbanak story.

Customers of UK’s Metro Bank targeted by Twitter fraudsters

Be on the lookout for copycat social media accounts which may be attempting to lead your customers astray.

Fake vouchers and WhatsApp: Analyzing a new scam trend

Over the last few weeks we’ve seen an increase in fake vouchers being spread via WhatsApp. This scam has all the hallmarks of a global campaign.

This could ruin your date: another site under attack

Match.com becomes the latest dating website to be targeted by cybercriminals, with experts finding that it has been subjected to a malvertising attack.

Sophisticated webinjects ‘tailored’ to beat bank security

From its relatively simplistic and niche origins, webinjects have advanced significantly in recent years to become a more sophisticated beast.

UK police website crashes twice courtesy of DDoS attack

A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack puts the Greater Manchester Police website offline twice, with a Twitter user allegedly from Lithuania claiming responsibility.

VMworld: When IT grows up

Virtualization aims to totally change how we think of IT altogether. Against the backdrop of VMworld, we take a closer look at the key details.

ACSC releases its first cybersecurity threat report

The first unclassified cybersecurity Threat Report from the The Australian Cyber Security Centre has been released.

Public Wi-Fi security: Your questions answered

We look at the five top questions you should be asking before connecting to public Wi-Fi – while convenient, there are risks.

Bitcoin community ‘needs to collaborate’ over security and scalability

In an open letter to members of its own community, Bitcoin developers and contributors have called for greater cooperation over security and scalability.

Multiple vulnerabilities identified in Belkin router

An expert says that a popular Belkin router contains numerous vulnerabilities, making it extremely susceptible to attacks.

10 steps to staying secure on public Wi-Fi

The convenience of public Wi-Fi for many people is invaluable, yet there are risks. With all this in mind, here are 10 tips to staying safe.

VMworld: VM acceleration – how do we get there?

If you have a ton of VMs sprawling the globe, how do you make them all fast? That’s the subject floating around the show floor at VMworld in SFO this year.

UK’s National Crime Agency hit by DDoS attack, following LizardStresser arrests

Last week, users of Lizard Squad’s DDoS-on-demand service were feeling the heat after arrests were made by UK police. This week, it’s the UK’s National Crime Agency which has found itself the victim of a denial-of-service attack.

Wikipedia blocks 381 sockpuppet accounts

Up to 381 sockpuppet accounts have been blocked by Wikipedia because they were engaged in undisclosed paid advocacy.

VMworld: Got a ton of VMs? Now what?

This year VMworld tackles what happens when your VM farm grows up and spawns hundreds or thousands of baby VMs

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